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Re: [IP] re:birthday parties





--- amy m <email @ redacted> wrote:
> hey--
>  ok, now that is a scary thought, but realistically,
> it can't be true.
> Maybe someone who doesn't eat junk food on shots
> could achieve better
> control than someone who eats junk food W/o covering
> it, but I think if
> you know your body, on shots or pump, you can eat
> whatever, it doesn't
> take long to learn how you're body reacts, and the
> issue is preventing
> highs, not avoiding sugar. I'm 15, and I LOVE junk
> food at times. On
> shots it was almost always a NO-NO, even when I
> realized I could do an
> extra shot to cover that piece of birthday cake, my
> personal
> experience, on shots I could cover food, but that
> would wack me up b/c
> I'd usually not inject enough, or inject too much.
> on the pump that's
> not a prob, but I TOTALLY DISAGREE, some of us enjoy
> that cake or candy
> bar, but it's very easy to cover with humalog...
> It's a scary thought
> that it may cause complication, but I'm with the
> others, I don't think
> so! i think it's the blood glucose that do! and
> maybe it wasn't
> necessarily referring to type 1s on insulin, but
> rather others who
> don't use medicine to cover food, in that case,
> eating junk food would
> probably send them up, but they might not realize if
> they weren't
> checking bg frequently or realizing the effects...
>  sorry, just my two cents worth, i would be very
> unhappy if i had to
> live like i was on shots even though i'm pumping.
>  Amy
> 
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